Job Opening Notice: Communications and Marketing Manager / Associate

by thryzadow on Dec 07, 2011      Category: * Needs & Opportunities * Tags:

 Job Title: Communications and Marketing Manager / Associate

Job Status: Full time 

Location: Mumbai 

Application Deadline: December 15, 2011

Who are we?

Samhita is a social enterprise that makes giving cool, easy and effective by:

 Enabling Indian NGOs to raise funds for free using the portal

 Helping companies implement effective corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies that engage 

employees, customers and the larger community to create large scale social impact

 Facilitating effective awards and grants campaigns for donors that want to reach out to thousands of 

NGOs. We ensure that NGOs can apply for these grants within hours not weeks

 Enabling companies, researchers and service providers to reach out to more than 38,000 NGOs

We are supported by N.S. Raghavan, the co-founder of Infosys Technologies.

The opportunity

1500+ NGOs are registered with Samhita and we currently service some of the largest companies as well 

as the fastest growing start-ups that want to implement innovative, impactful corporate social 


You will create a wide variety of opportunities for NGOs – these can range from online fund raisers that 

leverage Facebook and Twitter to organizing offline events for NGOs with celebrities at event spaces in 

Mumbai.  In addition you will manage all the content and marketing for the Samhita and the  Global 

India Fund portals. To achieve this, you will work closely with our portal development team and build 

alliances with social and corporate leaders, media, design houses, writers and other contributors. 

You will also manage the  communication,  marketing and outreach activities for our corporate and 

foundation clients including conceptualizing their social initiatives, creating effective marketing 

campaigns, identifying NGO partners and overseeing activities. You will be responsible for creating and 

designing all the online and offline collateral and marketing material for Samhita. 

In short, you will build Samhita’s brand among NGOs, companies, foundations, researchers, media and 

potential donors. 

You should have:

 Excellent writing skills in English

 Excellent oral communication skills in English and Hindi

 Strong leadership, influencing and problem solving skills

 Experience of building and managing partnerships

 Ability to thrive in a collaborative, multi‐disciplinary, startup environment with minimal supervision

 Good graphic design skill 

 Expertise in working with MS Office and Adobe Photoshop

 Enthusiasm to work in the development sector 

 Graduate degree with 1-2 years of experienceWhy should you join us?

 Use your creativity and talent to leverage a wide variety of resources to  build and engage 

communities of thousands of non-profits and millions of people

 Build a strong network amongst a variety of leaders in the social space

 Define your own career path in an organization that will offer  you multiple  entrepreneurial 


Compensation  – Competitive salary based on your skills and experience.   We will arrange for 

accommodation for the first 1-2 months for outstation candidates.

Application Process – Please send your CV / resume, a writing sample and a short cover letter explaining 


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A philosophy/literature graduate from Mumbai University and an explorer by heart, I worked as a teacher in an NGO with underprivileged children before taking up Human Resources as a Career. However I found my true calling while assisting for an independent evaluation project for an NGO and more


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